The best cycling adventure experience: Cycling to Dalat - Ride down Phan Rang

Overview

Price
USD $975.00 975.00
Tour code
VBR: HCM - 6A - VCT - 1
Duration
Number Of cycling days
5 days
Single supplement
175.00$
Average distance per day
45km
Bike Hire
50
Total cycling distance
340km
Introduction

Nam Cat Tien National park and Dalat highland province have jungles, mountains, plantations of coffee, pepper and honeymoon city while Phan Rang, Phan Thiet have got it all; temples of Champa, sandy beaches, tropical islands, dynamic new cities, tropical islands, and delicious regional cuisine. Traveling by bicycle is

Full Itinerary

Bike routes - Saigon - Nam Cat Tien - Dalat - Phan Rang - Phan Thiet
Day
1
Saigon - Nam Cat Tien National park

In the morning, our team from Vietnam Backroads picks you up from the hotel at 07:30 for a transfer out of Saigon busy city. After two hours driving on vehicles to La Nga Bridge, stop on small road, unload all bikes and adjusting saddles for cycling. We ride through the beautiful landscape; villages, farmlands, foothills and along river. This is the best off mountain biking routes through beautiful countryside to the park. Stopping at Ta Lai longhouse for lunch before the ride continues. Ta Lai Ethnic Village and you will explore the history and tradition of the Ma, Stieng, and Tay ethnic groups. Ride a quiet back road a long Dong Nai River to Green Hope Lodge, stays a night in lovely room in wooden houses.

Green Hope Lodge
Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 50km
Hilly - easy/ moderate
Day
2
Nam Cat Tien - Dalat

Nam Cat Tien is the largest park of lowland tropical rain-forests in southern Vietnam. This is a great place to get back to nature to enjoy stunning natural landscapes and listening to birds’ singing. Go cycling is best physical activities. Enjoy 2 hours trekking into forest; through the jungle to observe wildlife up close. Return to the lodge and check out and spend the rest time on biking to Dalat. From the park, we ride on dirty track through corn field, valley, ride pass cashew plantation, where there is no traffic at all. Keep cycling onward and passing cashew plantation to high way QL20. Get on private vehicle for transfer to Dalat city.

Muong Thanh hotel
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 60km
Hilly - easy/ moderate
Day
3
Dalat - Don Duong - Phan Rang

Phan Rang is knews to Thap Cham towers and a part of Champa Kinhdom. This region of Vietnam once comprised the Cham kingdom of Panduranga, and the nearby remnants of Po Klong Garai are some of the best preserved in the country. Most population here are Cham people where they have rice paddies, orchards of grapes and peaches, flocks of goats and Brahman cattle. Ride a bicycle from Dalat to Ninh Chu beach, Phan Rang is about 100km. But it is an easy ride today because you begin in central highland in the morning and you will be in sandy beaches of Ninh Chu, Phan Rang in the afternoon. 

The ride will start from rural area of Dalat, ride on country back roads, passing greenhouse, flower garden, ride though pine forest, challenge some gentle hills, stopping at Da Nhim Lake- a hydroelectric power station, on the way, you can enjoy nature and beauty of central part of Vietnam. After lunch in town of Don Duong, we will have a transfer to the peak of Ngoan Muc Pass, on driving on spiral road to the top; our team makes some stops so that you could admire tropical jungle forest, valleys, serious particular scenery and impressive beauty of mountain range before we ride down the beautiful descent. We have a coffee break; get some fresh fruit and snack, before an off road cycling down to Ninh Chi beach. Ride through grapefruit plantation, rice paddy fields, farming villages, local workshops producing grape wine. Visit one of Cham Tower – Thap Cham before a short transfer takes us to hotel by the beach.

Saigon Ninh Chu Resort
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 90km
Hilly - easy/ moderate
Day
4
Spend a whole day on beach

Spend your own day on beach and enjoy local activities on beach

Saigon Ninh Chu resort
Break/ Dinner
No cycling
Day
5
Phan Rang - Mui Ne, Phan Thiet

Depart early morning and start biking from hotel. We start cycling from hotel. Ride on quiet coastal back road to get quiet city of Phan Rang to fishing village nearby. On today ‘morning, the distance is about 40km and smooth asphalt country coastal back road winds through mountains, reef's edge, salt flats, shrimp farms, vineyards and stays along the coast most of beautiful coastal back roads to Ca Na. Enjoy lunch at seafood restaurant by the beach. There will be a transfer from Ca Na to Phan Ri town to after adventure ride. We bike pass spectacular sand dunes of Bau Cat. From here, your guide will lead you ride on gentle back road through pine trees, coconut garden and dragon fuit plantation to Mui Ne beach

Bamboo Village Resort
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 80km
Flat - easy/ moderate
Day
6
Phan Thiet - La Gi - Saigon

Today is a really a long day from Phan Thiet to HCM. There is only a half-day ride only. The rest time is to relax on private vehicle back to Ho Chi Minh city. After breakfast at hotel, a short transfer you to fishing villages for a half day cycling. We will ride on gentle hilly back road through dragon fruit plantation, villages before we ride down to small coastal back roads and heading onward to Ham Thuan Nam Dist. After lunch we will have a transfer back to HCM in late afternoon

Brakfast/ Lunch
Flat - easy/ moderate

Tour details

Destination
Ages to ride
18 years old
Tour meets
Tour ends
Small group
04
Large Group
14
What's included
Private A/C vehicle takes up all cyclists, luggage
Truck to carry all bikes
New Giant/Trek MTB 27.5" & hybrid MTB 700 x 38, hydraulic brake
Helmets, new bottles of water
All entrance fees, ferry tickets in countryside
B= 5 Breakfasts, L= 5 Lunches, D= 4 Dinners
Daily cold water, snack, fresh fruits and facial tissues
5 nights: double room/ twin room
English speaking guide throughout the tour
Pick up/drop off at hotels
What's not included
Personal travel insurance
Other personal expenses
Drinks are not included with any meal
Tips to bike guide and driver
Road Condition
Weather
Vehicles

Private Support Vehicles

2 to 4 riders in a group
There is only one A/C 16 seater van to take up all riders, luggage & suitcases and bikes. There are four rows of seating for passengers on A/C 16 seater van.Two people seat on each row. The third row is for luggage and suitcases. The last row of seat will be fold up so all bikes will be uploaded here.

A medium group tour: from 5 to 7 people
There will be 2 vehicles to support riders on entire trip. One 16 seater van to take up all riders, luggage & suitcases. Another truck to carry all bikes, spare bikes, tool kits, ice box to keep cold drinks....

A large group tour: 8 to 14 people
One minibus to take up all riders including luggage & suitcases and one truck to carry all bikes, spare bikes, water, cold drinks and snacks...Ice box

A group has more than 15 riders and more than 20 people
We provide 2 minibuses and one truck to escort large groups of riders and help ensure their safety. Our pro guide will motivate a team with support vehicles to bring the best services to riders.

27.5 Giant MTB bikes & Trek Hybrid Touring Bikes

1. Pro Giant Mountain Bike - 650B/ 27.5" wheel size

27.5" Pro mountain bikes are use for off-road cycling; on dirt track and hilly single track narrow paths and also country back roads. 27.5" wheel size and MTB tires 27.5" x 1.95 is the best choice and suitable and good for challenge and technical mountain biking. 

1 - Good quality and lightweight Alloy MTB 27.5" frames 

2 - 27.5" Rockshox XC30 , 100mm travel, manual lockout

3 - SR Gel saddle - Very soft and comfortable for riding

4 - Deore Shimano Group set

5 - Shimano hydraulic disc brake

6 - Shimano Deore hubs - 32 holes

7 - 27.5" Alexrims disc brake rims - 32 holes

8 - Maxxis Cross Mark 27.5 x 1.95 - Good quality and suitable for both off road riding and touring long trip

9 - Soft grips

10 - FSA sealed bearing headset

11 - Cycle Track, massive MTB flat pedals with sealed bearings

12 - All bikes are well-maintained by Mr Van and his team

27.5" Giant MTB bike - Saigon Bike Shop
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2. Trek hybrid Mountain Bike- Hybrid bike tires 700 x 38- Good choice for a long trip: Saigon to Hanoi and Hanoi to Saigon

Hybrid bikes are use for an off-road cycling through countryside, dirt track and but working on muddy road. Its really good for touring a long trip, it moves faster and easier. Hybrid bike gives you an easy to pedal uphills, smooth bicycle riding on quiet concrete paths and country back roads. The best choice to challenge mountain and serious hills

1 - Good quality and lightweight alloy hybrid frame

2 - 29" Rockshox XC30 , 100mm travel, manual lockout

3 - SR Gel saddle - Very soft and comfortable saddle

4 - Deore Shimano Group set

5 - Shimano hydraulic disc brake

6 - Shimano Deore hubs - 32 holes

7 - 29" Alexrims touring rims, disc brake - 32 holes

8 - Schwalbe CX Comp 700 x 38 - Good quality and suitable for both off-road cycling and touring a long trip

9 - Soft grips

10 - FSA sealed bearing headset

11 - Cycle Track, massive MTB flat pedals with sealed bearings

12 - All bikes are well-maintained by Mr Van and his team

Trek Hybrid Bike - Saigonn Bike Shop
Trek hybrid bikes - Saigon Bike Shop 

 

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